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Dremel 300 vs 3000 | Which One To Get

Many woodworkers are familiar with the Dremel brand of rotary tools, but not many have heard of their 3000 series models. Well, have you ever wondered what you’d choose between the Dremel 300 VS 3000? These aren’t the multi-million-dollar machines used at the local woodshop or on the shop floor, but rather the entry-level tool…

How Do I Know If My Deck is Dry Enough to Stain

How dry is your deck? Let’s say you’ve decided to start staining the deck of your summer house. You already have your plan, so now you need to get your deck dry enough to stain. Deck Stain is a great way to make your deck look better. However, that doesn’t mean you should be too…

How to Protect Pressure Treated Wood Underground

I was recently asked How to protect pressure treated wood underground. Pressure treated wood is a great way to protect your wooded areas from plant roots and termites without the use of pesticides. It is also easy to handle and can be reused many times before the wood needs to be replaced. For this reason,…

Dremel 8200 vs 8220 | A Detailed Comparison

When I was looking for a rotary tool, I compared Dremel 8200 vs 8220. I decided to experiment with both rotary tools so that I get to choose the best between the two. Using each rotary tool comes with its pros and cons that I will discuss below. I will be comparing speed, power, grip,…

How to Clean Rusty Chisels

A chisel is a great tool for woodworkers, but they are not always easy to clean. In this post, we explain how to clean your chisels and keep them rust free. As a woodworker, you use your chisels often, so you should take care of them. When you don’t, they rust and become unusable. In…

Dremel Stylo vs 3000 | Which One You Should Get

Choosing between Dremel Stylo vs 3000 may be a strenuous exercise. There are key features to look at as you compare the two, and these include power, speed, weight, mobility, flexibility, and ease of use. As you go through the mentioned features, match them with your needs. More details on the above tools are to…